Treasury and Policy Board

Treasury and Policy Board is a committee of the Executive Council charged with establishing plans and policies for the operation of the government of the Province and ensuring that they are developed and implemented in a co-ordinated and fiscally responsible manner and without limiting the generality of the forgoing, shall include:

  • development and implementation of policies, plans and strategies for the effective administration and operation of government;
  • identification and prioritization of policy issues, selection of policy initiatives and direction of action on policy issues and initiatives;
  • budget preparation and approval and expenditure control;
  • the establishment of reporting requirements to ensure the full accountability of government departments, offices and agencies;
  • ensuring that decisions respecting any provincial investment align with the Government's economic development strategies and priorities; and
  • ensuring alignment between government's fiscal and policy agendas.

Treasury and Policy Board is composed of a Chair and not fewer than four other members of the Executive Council.

All matters and things coming before the Treasury and Policy Board are subject to Cabinet privilege to the extent that they would be if they came before the Executive Council.

Those members and caucus participants of Treasury and Policy Board who are not also members of the Executive Council shall submit an Oath of Confidentiality.

The Premier and Deputy Premier are ex-officio members of all Committees of the Executive Council.